Two in hospital after car crash
TWO elderly women were taken to hospital after the car they were travelling in clipped a kerb and spun onto its roof.The pair escaped with cuts and bruises following the crash, which happened at around 11.
TWO elderly women were taken to hospital after the car they were travelling in clipped a kerb and spun onto its roof.
The pair escaped with cuts and bruises following the crash, which happened at around 11.45am yesterdayand blocked the A12 at Little Glemham for more than an hour.
Traffic was diverted as the rescue operation took place and the scene cleared. The East Anglian Air Ambulance was called but was not required and the women were taken to Ipswich Hospital by land ambulance.
Their injuries were not believed to be serious, although they were said to be suffering from shock and a few cuts and bruises. No other vehicles were involved.
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Pc Patrick Marsden, who attended the scene, said: "I spoke to the driver and there's no indication of mechanical failure. It seems the vehicle clipped the kerb, spun and then landed on its roof.
"It's fortunate nothing was coming the other way as this road is normally busy at this time of year."
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He also praised witnesses at the scene for stopping to help the women, with an off-duty doctor and nurse among those who rushed to their aid.
Fire crews from Orford, Framlingham and Ipswich were called to free the women, who were trapped in the wreckage. The first casualty was released at 12.15pm and the second ten minutes later.
Meanwhile, a 45-year-old man was taken to Ipswich Hospital by the air ambulance after falling from a horse in Tunstall Forest.
He was believed to have suffered back injuries in the incident, which happened at around 11am on Saturday.